General Election 2019: All the results in Norfolk and Waveney
PUBLISHED: 11:32 13 December 2019 | UPDATED: 15:03 13 December 2019
All the results in Norfolk and Waveney have been declared, with the Conservatives holding all their seats and taking North Norfolk from the Liberal Democrats.
The Conservatives took North Norfolk, which had been Liberal Democrat since 2001.
Sir Norman Lamb did not stand and his replacement Karen Ward was unable to prevent Duncan Baker from winning the seat for the Tories.
Mr Baker took 29,792 votes compared to Ms Ward's 15,357. That gave the Tories a majority of 14.435. In 2017, Sir Norman had a majority of 3,512.
Labour's Emma Corlett got 3,895 votes and Brexit Party candidate Harry Gwynne received 1,739.
Turnout was 71.39pc, down on 75.3pc in 2017.
Labour held Norwich South - the first seat to declare in Norfolk.
Clive Lewis held the seat for Labour, but saw his 15,596 majority from 2017 cut back to 12,760.
Mr Lewis got 27,766 votes, compared to the 15,006 for Conservative candidate Dr Mike Spencer.
Liberal Democrat James Wright garnered 4,776 votes, Green candidate Dr Catherine Rowett 2,469 and Brexit Party candidate Sandy Gilchrist 1,656.
Voter turnout was 66.6pc - down on the 69.2pc in 2017.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not lead his party going into the next election, but will stay for now during a period of reflection.
Conservative Chloe Smith held on to Norwich North, despite Labour making it one of their target seats.
She won 23,397 votes, compared to 18,659 for Labour's Karen Davis.
In 2017, Labour whittled Ms Smith's majority down to 507, but she increased it to 4,738.
Lib Dem Dave Thomas got 2,663 and Green candidate Adrian Holmes 1,078. UKIP's David Moreland got 488.
There was a turnout of 69.09pc, up a little on the 68.7pc in 2017.
George Freeman has held Mid Norfolk for the Conservatives.
At just after 2.45am it was declared that he had secured an increased majority of 22,594.
Mr Freeman got 35,051 votes, comfortably ahead of Labour's Adrian Heald's 12,457.
Norfolk County councillor Steffan Aquarone was third with 7,739, with independent PJ O'Gorman fourth with 939 votes.
It meant Mr Freeman's majority has swelled from the 16,086 in 2017. Turnout was 68.76pc, down a tad on 2017's 68.76pc.
Conservative Brandon Lewis has held Great Yarmouth and increased his majority by almost 10,000.
He took 28,593 votes, well ahead of the 10,930 won by Labour's Mike Smith-Clare.
Liberal Democrat James Joyce got 1,661, Green candidate Anne Killett 1,064, Dave Harding (Veterans and People's Party) 631, independent Adrian Myers 429 and independent Margaret McMahon-Morris 154.
Mr Lewis had a majority of 7,973 last time, but Mr Smith-Clare got almost 5,000 fewer votes than when he came second in 2017.
Turnout was 60.63pc, down on the 62.1pc last time.
NORTH WEST NORFOLK
The Conservatives have held North West Norfolk, but the constituency does have a new MP. James Wild, who failed to dislodge Sir Norman Lamb in North Norfolk in 2017, has made it to Parliament this time around.
He won 30,627 votes, compared to the 10,705 which Labour's Jo Rust obtained, giving him a majority of 19,922.
That was an increase on his predecessor Sir Henry Bellingham, who had a 13,788 majority in 2017.
Lib Dem Rob Colwell got 3,625 votes and Green Michael De Whalley 1,645.
Turnout was down in North West Norfolk. It was 67.7pc in 2017, but down to 64.97pc this time.
Conservative Richard Bacon comfortably held South Norfolk.
He increased his majority from 16,678 in 2017 to 21,275, with 36,258 votes.
In second place was Labour's Beth Jones with 14,983.
Lib Dem Christopher Brown was third with 8,744 and Ben Price, a Norwich city council Green councillor, was fourth with 2,499.
The turnout fell to 72.83pc from 2017's 73.8pc.
SOUTH WEST NORFOLK
Elizabeth Truss was re-elected in South West Norfolk, with an increased majority.
She got 35,507 votes - way ahead of nearest challenger Emily Blake (Labour), who received 9,312.
Lib Dem Josie Ratcliffe got 4,166 and Green Pallavi Devulapalli 1,645.
Earl Elvis of Outswell, the Monster Raving Loony Party picked up 836 votes.
Ms Truss's majority was up from 18,312 in 2017 to 26,195.
Turnout was down from 67pc to 65.6pc.
Conservative Jerome Mayhew has won Broadland in the last of the Norfolk seats to be declared.
Mr Mayhew, a former managing director of Go Ape, steps into the shoes of Keith Simpson, who has retired from politics.
He secured 33,934 votes, compared to the 12,073 won by Labour's Jess Barnard, who is a Norfolk county councillor.
Former fighter pilot Ben Goodwin got 9,195 votes for the Liberal Democrats and Andrew Boswell, former Norwich city councillor, took 1,412 votes.
Simon Rouse, from the Universal Good Party got 363 votes.
Mr Mayhew's majority of 21,861 was up on the 15,816 Mr Simpson enjoyed two years ago.
Turnout was 72.9pc, up slightly on 72.4pc in 2017.
Peter Aldous held Waveney for the Conservatives. He got 31,778 votes, with Labour's Sonia Barker in second place with 13,776.
Green Elfrede Brambley-Crawshaw garnered 2,727 votes, Liberal Democrat Helen Korfanty 2,603 and Dave Brennan, from the Christian People's Alliance got 245.
It meant Mr Aldous has a majority of 18,002, well up on the 9,215 in 2017.
Turnout was down to 62pc from the 65.2pc in 2017.
The exit poll forecasts the Tories will win 368 MPs, to Labour's 191, giving them a Commons majority of 86.
The SNP would have 55 seats and the Liberal Democrats 13, adding one seat to the 12 they won in 2017.
The Brexit Party would win no seats, Plaid Cymru three and the Greens one.
If borne out by the actual results, the prime minister will return to Number 10 later today with a considerable majority which will, in theory, enable him to drive through his Brexit deal and take the UK out of the European Union next month.
It would represent the largest majority for a Conservative leader since Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.
Broadland (Conservative hold)
Jess Barnard (Labour) 12,073
Andrew Boswell (Green Party) 1,412
Ben Goodwin (Liberal Democrat) 9,195
Jerome Mayhew (Conservative) 33,934
Simon Rous (The Universal Good Party) 363
Great Yarmouth (Conservative hold)
Dave Harding (Veterans and People's Party) 631
James Joyce (Liberal Democrat) 1,661
Anne Killett (Green Party) 1,064
BRANDON LEWIS (CONSERVATIVE) 28,593
Margaret McMahon-Morris (Independent) 154
Adrian Myers (Independent) 429
Mike Smith-Clare (Labour) 10,930
Mid Norfolk (Conservative hold)
Steffan Aquarone (Liberal Democrat) 7,739
Adrian Heald (Labour) 12,457
GEORGE FREEMAN (CONSERVATIVE) 35,051
PJ O'Gorman (Independent) 939
North Norfolk (Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats)
DUNCAN BAKER (CONSERVATIVE) 29,792
Emma Corlett (Labour) 3,895
Harry Gwynne (Brexit Party) 1,739
Karen Ward (Liberal Democrat) 15,357
North West Norfolk (Conservative hold)
Rob Colwell (Liberal Democrat) 3,625
Michael De Whalley (Green Party) 1,645
Jo Rust (Labour) 10,705
JAMES WILD (CONSERVATIVE) 30,627
Norwich North (Conservative hold)
Karen Davis (Labour) 18,659
Adrian Holmes (Green Party) 1,078
David Moreland (UKIP) 488
CHLOE SMITH (CONSERVATIVE) 23,397
Dave Thomas (Liberal Democrat) 2,663
Norwich South (LABOUR HOLD)
Sandy Gilchrist (Brexit Party) 1,656
CLIVE LEWIS (LABOUR) 27,766
Catherine Rowett (Green Party) 2,469
Mike Spencer (Conservative) 15,006
James Wright (Liberal Democrat) 4,776
South Norfolk (Conservative hold)
RICHARD BACON (CONSERVATIVE) 36,258
Christopher Brown (Liberal Democrat) 8,744
Beth Jones (Labour) 14,983
Ben Price (Green Party) 2,499
South West Norfolk (Conservative hold)
Emily Blake (Labour) 9,312
Pallavi Devulapalli (Green Party) 1,645
Earl Elvis of Outwell (Official Monster Raving Loony Party) 836
Josie Ratcliffe (Liberal Democrat) 4,166
ELIZABETH TRUSS (CONSERVATIVE) 35,507
Waveney (Conservative hold)
PETER ALDOUS (CONSERVATIVE) 31,778
Sonia Barker (Labour) 13,776
Elfrede Brambley-Crawshaw (Green Party) 2,727
Dave Brennan (Christian Peoples Alliance) 245
Helen Korfanty (LIberal Democrat) 2,603
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